Firdous Ashiq holds video conference with provincial information ministers on COVID19

Firdous Ashiq holds video conference

Firdous Ashiq holds video conference with provincial information ministers on COVID19.


Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan presided over a video conference of provincial information ministers today. 

Firdous Ashiq holds video conference

She discussed prevailing situation regarding Coronavirus outbreak in the country.


While speaking on this occasion, she shared chalking out of a comprehensive plan.

Awan said the governemnt is devising plan with the support of National Disaster Management Authority to provide safety tools to medical staff fighting Coronavirus.

The plan also aims at improving medical facilities across the country.

She said every effort is being made to provide necessary equipment for the personal protection of doctors, nurses and paramedics.

She stressed that provincial governments should review implementation of decisions, measures and challenges for containment of Coronavirus.

Dr Firdous said, at ministerial level, a Whatsapp group has been created for sharing of accurate information among provinces.

She said protection kits will also be provided to the journalists visiting isolation centers in the country.

Awan said a Coronavirus Journalist App will be introduced where affected journalists can register themselves and it will also help in sharing correct news.

All provincial information ministers including representatives from Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir participated in the video conference.



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